Summer reading is right around the corner.  Try NoveList Plus to help your patrons find the perfect summer read!

NoveList Plus features cultivated lists for many favorite genres and features books for all ages. It is a searchable database; allowing you to search by title, author, or keywords.  This tool is vital for reader’s advisory because it provides read-alikes for many titles and authors, including non-fiction.

As a WVLS member library, you and your patrons have access to NoveList Plus:,cpid&custid=s9233072&profile=novplus

You may also want to refer to NoveList’s book lists for book display ideas and collection development help.

Some of the cultivated lists that look perfect for summer are:

STEM fiction for young readers:
Ages 0 – 8:

Ages 9 – 12:

Keep science, technology, engineering, and math in the forefront of young reader’s minds with these titles.  

Biography and Memoir: Immigrant Identities
This adult non-fiction list features books about “the challenges, bittersweet joys, and unique triumphs of those who leave their homeland to forge new lives elsewhere.”  

For Fan Of… Game of Thrones

These two lists will help you find that perfect book for the Game of Thrones fan looking for their next read!


Ages 9 – 12:

Ages 0 – 8:

These lists feature great books set in summer that your patrons will love.  The 0-8 list also might be helpful while planning those summer story times. There are so many more lists to explore!  We hope you love exploring NoveList Plus and if you have questions email WVLS at .


Want to see NoveList Plus in action?
Check out the Digital Byte Anne Hamland recently made.

-Submitted by Rachel Metzler